Nikolai Khabibulin

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Lord Stanley's Top Game 7s

(Newser) - With the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins to decide the Stanley Cup finals tonight, David Schoenfield takes a look at the best Game 7s in NHL championship history for ESPN. Some highlights:
  • 1950: Red Wings 4, Rangers 3 (2 OT). Pete Babando’s goal 8½ minutes into the second
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Red Wings Top Blackhawks in Season Finale

President's Trophy winners get two goals from captain Lidstrom

(Newser) - Nicklas Lidstrom scored twice to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on the regular season’s final day. Detroit locked up the Presidents' Trophy, which goes to the team with the NHL's best record and ensures home ice throughout the playoffs, with 115... More »

Predators Slip By Blackhawks

Ellis has 32 saves and hold off Chicago in shootout

(Newser) - The Nashville Predators broke a six-game home losing streak today with a 2-1 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks, reports the Associated Press. Rich Peverley and Alexander Radulov both scored on goalie Nikolai Khabibulin, as the Predators improved to 3-5 in shootouts. Dan Ellis stopped 2 of 3 attempts in... More »

Sharks Secure Postseason in Wild Shootout

Khabibulin, 'Hawks shut out Capitals; Ducks skewer Stars

(Newser) - San Jose had to put in a longer work night to clinch a playoff berth after Minnesota's Marion Gaborik turned a 3-2 Sharks lead into an overtime battle last night. Evgeni Nabokov came through in the shootout to put a 4-3 cap on the often fierce game, the San Jose ... More »

Blackhawks Shut Down Colorado

Chicago puts up excellent effort in front of sellout crowd

(Newser) - Chicago used a hard-working, grinding style, and it paid off with a 2-1 victory over Colorado, the Blackhawks' third straight win and fifth straight earning at least a point. Defenseman James Wisniewski, the game's first star, assisted on goals by Martin Havlat and Dustin Byfuglien. Patrick Lalime had 21 saves... More »

Wild Wins 9th Straight vs. Hawks

Minnesota survives Chicago onslaught thanks to hot goalie

(Newser) - A glance at the 5-2 final tonight and one might think Minnesota controlled the play - but that wasn't the case, reports the Tribune. Wild goalie Josh Harding made 41 saves to keep his team in it while his counterpart, Nikolai Khabibulin, stopped only 11 of 16 shots as Chicago's... More »

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